About Us Professional Experience SCM Decisions professionals have taken the lead on many evaluation and risk management assignments in the natural resource industries. Corporate development / Investment decision-making Development policy, value, and risk levels of late-stage exploration projects. Flexibility analysis and risk assessment of competing project designs. Development potential of satellite deposits and sub-economic / marginal resources. Integrating dynamic cash flow methods into long-range mine planning and corporate development processes. Corporate portfolio reviews. Value and risk levels of new-technology pilot projects and R&D portfolios. Economic sections of NI43-101 reports involving dynamic cash flow modelling, real options, and risk exposure. Project finance and taxation Assessment of alternative financing proposals such as off-take arrangements, variable-rate streams, earn-in agreements, forward metal sales, sliding-scale royalties, NSRs, and other bespoke agreements Project financing and their associated credit enhancements such as price floors, costless collars, and embedded commodity price derivatives. Impact of government tax and royalty regime changes on project economics and risk. Analysis of contingent taxation agreements such as profit-sharing, windfall taxes, and finite capital depreciation horizons. Professional training / industry outreach Professional development courses discussing dynamic cash flow modelling, real options, contingent taxes, and financing through mining university programs and in-house corporate courses. Lunch-and-learn workshops are providing natural resource companies with updates on new ideas, applications, and case studies involving IVRM in the natural resource industries. Conference presentations, peer-reviewed journal articles, and white papers discussing real options, project financing, natural resource taxation, and industry case studies.